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"Reducing schools to a single number obscures both what they are best at and what they need to improve upon."
To help build a more comprehensive system for measuring school quality that goes beyond test scores, the Massachusetts Consortium for Innovative Educational Assessment asked people who had a close-up view of what happens day-to-day in schools – teachers, principals, district administrators, family members, and students – what made a good school.
I propose something radical, in the wake of March for Our Lives and the robust political debate about how to make our schools and communities safer. I propose that we – we educators in particular - arm our students, not with guns, but with an incisive ability to reason.
Check out this month’s editions of Eight for Equity! This month, we’re bringing you a special edition of this series, centered around tools, protocols, and frameworks for leading conversations on diversity, equity, and inclusion in your school or organization!
What does a performance assessment look like, and just how do you design one? Check out these six posters that give you a rare look at the thought process behind quality performance assessment design.
We need to rise up and work with legislators, state education departments, boards, and other policymakers for a radically new vision of education accountability, with teachers at the forefront of creating assessments that promote the deeper learning we want for all our children.
The Center for Collaborative Education's staff gathers to explain why they get up every morning to do what they do.